It's safe to say that our should season has arrived. Or has it? With the official day of spring soon arriving, we are caught wondering how long the snow is to stay. With spring melt on the mind there's more than enough adventure to go around. No more room for wondering... it's time to plan! Here are 10 things to do this week in Manitoba.
1. Choose to Visit Churchill
It's been on your bucket list for awhile, and now it's time to finally plan that trip north to Churchill! Churchill was recently included in Time Magazine's 2023 World's Greatest Places! From polar bears to beluga whales and northern lights, this northern wonder is an extraordinary destination we’re proud to have in our home province and is an adventure every Manitoban should explore.
2. Peruse the Shops at Pineridge
Pineridge Hollow, Oakbank
The Village at Pineridge Hollow is something to be desired, whether it's your first time or your seventh time! The Village is a perfect stop at any time of day, morning, afternoon, and evening. Peruse through an inside-outside, village-style concept that consists of a a plethora of shops and dining. Feel the sense of community as you warm up by a cozy fire, are greeted with a warm hello, or hear chit chat and laughter of those enjoying a local lager. Seek out items ranging from tapestries and trinkets to plants and pillows. Looking for a girls getaway? Read more on what Pineridge Hollow has to offer.
3. Make It Out to Moon Gate
Moon Gate Guest House | Whitemouth
Give yourself the gift of a getaway at Moon Gate Guest House. A healing oasis for the mind, body, and spirit. Choose from one of Moon Gate's five character rooms or opt in for a more seclusive stay in their Indigenous round house. In the morning, wake to locally roasted coffee brewing, tea, fresh farm eggs, wood-fired sourdough and jam before you head out for the day. Enjoy a soak in the sauna and try one of their Indigenous experience add-ons. Disconnect, to connect.
4. Marvel on Mondays in March
Children's Museum | Winnipeg March 14 - 27
Mini Mondays are special days at the Children’s Museum! Stop in from 10AM – 2PM for a fun-filled day of creative and stimulating programming, exclusively designed for toddlers. Tailored crafts are provided to help develop fine motor skills and activities that aid in dramatic play. Storytime happens at 11AM and 1PM. Each month, explore a different theme in their weekly programming that helps the youngest visitors learn and grow through hands-on fun!
5. Carve Your Own Canoeing Paddle
FortWhyte Alive | Winnipeg March 25
Looking to create your own outdoor adventure tool? There is no pride quite like making something yourself, by hand. Eric Gyselman welcomes all to participate in a guided experience at FortWhyte Alive on the process of shaping a wooden paddle. Create and take home your very own cedar paddle! All materials, tools and instruction will be provided. Your piece is sure to stand out on the water this summer.
6. Sing, Dance and Play!
Canadian Museum for Human Rights | Winnipeg March 25 to April 2
Stop by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights this spring break for a fun-filled week of music, dance and art! Kids 12 and under get in FREE all week long. Participate in hip-hop dance workshops, bilingual sing-alongs, or take in a performance by the Ivan Flett Memorial Dancers or Jessee Havey & the Banana Band. A full schedule is available at humanrights.ca.
7. Relish on Rest and Restaurants
The best of both worlds.. rest, and restaurants! If you put high value on convenience and food while travelling, consider these hotels that have restaurants on site or in close proximity. Whether you're feeling on-the go or lazy in bed, here are 10 amazing stays in Manitoba where food is close by!
8. Feel Inspired to Explore
The 2023 Travel Manitoba Inspiration Guide is here. Get ready to be out on the trail and in the trees or toe tapping to tunes at your favourite festival. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences and small town surprises be inspired to plan your next Manitoba vacation. Download a copy of the guide from TravelManitoba.com or pick up a copy at a co-op store near you. It’s easy to feel on top of the world with your very own adventure guide. Plan your next trip today!
9. Opt In For The Ocean Club
South Beach Casino
Thursday's are point days at South Beach Casino! Did you know that Ocean Club Members earn more points on Thursdays? Slide into the slots and earn ten times the points - all day! Opt in for the ocean club to receive perks and points.
10. Get Ahead on Spring Break Planning
Believe it or not, spring break is just around the corner and it's time to get out of the city and expose your kids to some adventure. Whether it's heading poolside for a weekend or taking a day trip past the perimeter, these awesome activities are sure to stave off any boredom that might settle in during a week off school. Here are 7 adventures to have in Manitoba with your kids this spring break.
About The Author
Hey there, I'm Desiree! I've lived in Manitoba my whole life. I love a great slice of pizza, photography and exploring our beautiful province. I'm passionate about storytelling. Have an idea for adventure? Let me know! email@example.com